About us

About us

We are a highly skilled team of speech and language therapists that provide a nationwide service to any child with speech, language, communication, voice and feeding difficulties.

Our speech and language therapists are passionate and enthusiastic about helping each child achieve their best quality of life and are experienced in working with a range of difficulties.

Our vision

Our vision is to enhance and develop children’s skills to their highest potential by providing the highest quality of speech and language therapy. We believe that every child has the right to the best quality of life and that providing the most effective service will help each child achieve this.

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Our mission

At SLT for Kids our mission is to provide the highest quality of speech and language therapy to enhance children’s speech, language, voice, communication and feeding skills to their highest potential.

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What is paediatric speech and language therapy?

Paediatric speech and language therapy involves working with children aged 0 – 18 years, who have a range of conditions and problems that may affect their speech, language, communication, voice or feeding skills. Speech and language therapy aims to support and develop children's skills in order to help them achieve the best quality of life.

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Our Team

SLT for Kids is an independent, private speech and language therapy company that offers a high quality speech and language therapy service that is dedicated to improving children’s quality of life. All of our therapists believe that every child should be given the opportunity to develop their skills so that they may continue to become someone truly special. All of our speech and language therapists are fully qualified and passionate and enthusiastic about speech and language therapy.

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Our aims

At SLT for Kids we aim to:

  • Provide accessible, high quality speech and language therapy.
  • Take a holistic approach to therapy, considering every child, their family and their school.
  • To provide an evidence based, specialist therapy service that is motivating, fun and functional.
  • To ensure all therapists are passionate and enthusiastic and to ensure all children reach their highest potential.
  • To ensure excellent communication between therapists, parents and other professionals.
  • To ensure all therapists are continuously developing their skills.
  • To work in partnership with organisations and other professionals to help increase awareness of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), dysphagia and voice.

Our Values

Making a difference

We believe in making a positive impact. We take a holistic approach that considers the child, their school and their family.

Passion and enthusiasm

We are passionate and enthusiastic, we work hard to ensure all children reach their highest potential.

Evidence based therapy

We believe in providing evidence based therapy that is motivating, fun and functional.

Communication

We believe that communication between therapists, parents, and other professionals is paramount to achieving a successful outcome.

Knowledge and development

We continuously develop our skills and believe in sharing our knowledge with others through training, education and support.

Accessibility

We believe that high quality speech and language therapy should be accessible to all. Every child has the right to the best quality of life.

Our process

At SLT for Kids we like to keep the process of speech and language therapy as simple as possible putting the goals of the child, their parents and their school at the forefront of everything we do.

The first point of contact to speech and language therapy. You will be able to voice any concerns through your referral.

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Referral

The speech and language therapist will assess the child's speech, language, communication and feeding skills based on the concerns voiced in order to identify any difficulties.

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Assessment

A treatment option tailored to each child's individual difficulties will be provided in order to improve their skills.

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Treatment

Your child may be reviewed and reassessed as part of the therapy process in order to identify any improvements being made or to ensure the therapy option is still the most appropriate intervention.

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Review and reassessment

Once the child has overcome their difficulty or have achieved their best possible outcome discharge from the service may be suggested by the speech and language therapist.

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Discharge

Where do we offer our services to education settings?

We offer our speech and language therapy services to schools in the following North West areas.

Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Bury, Cheshire East, Halton, Knowsley, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Sefton, St Helens, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Warrington, Wigan and the Wirral.

If you are outside these locations, do not hesitate to contact us to find out if we can help you.

Our speech and language therapists are registered

Our dedicated team of speech and language therapists are fully registered with the relevant professional bodies (Health and Care Professions Council, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists) and have experience providing schools with an efficient and cost effective service.

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“Schools, including early years providers, and post-16 settings can be commissioners in their own right. Schools have a notional SEN budget and many schools will commission services (such as speech and language therapy, pastoral care and counselling services) to support pupils.”

SEND Code of Practise, 2015

Services for Schools and education

We provide services to schools and education. Your school will be provided with an enthusiastic speech and language therapist that is able to dedicate part of their time to improving speech, language and communication outcomes for the children throughout the school.

  • Universal approach
  • Therapy based on your needs
  • Better outcomes for children
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Arrange a free discussion

Please contact one of our friendly speech and language therapists to discuss how we can help and what services we can offer you. Email office@sltforkids.co.uk or call us on 0330 088 2298.

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Speech Clinic

Our speech and language therapists provide a range of services for children with speech, language and communication needs.

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Voice Clinic

We provide specialist speech and language therapy services for children with voice difficulties.

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Feeding Clinic

Our expert speech and language therapists provide a range of services for children with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties, alongside our professionals multidisciplinary team.

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